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Jul 12, 2017 8:37 am

Conor McGregor explains how he’s put fear in the boxing community

Tuesday afternoon at the first Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor press conference, the pair both gave speeches, most of which were trash talk, in front of a packed Staples Center arena. McGregor kicked off the event, where he boldly predicted that he would finish Mayweather in the first four rounds of the event. Predicting that...

Jul 12, 2017 6:02 am

Conor McGregor explains what Floyd Mayweather said to him during staredown

Last night, at a crowded press conference inside the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather met for the first time. It was entertaining affair, highlighted by some memorable trash talk and a fairly intense staredown. The staredown, of course, would have been much more enjoyable if we could have heard...

Jul 11, 2017 4:04 pm

TJ Dillashaw gives his honest take on Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor

TJ Dillashaw has had some experience in the ring with one of the greats from boxing as we’ve recently seen the footage of the former UFC bantamweight champion sparring with Vasyl Lomachenko. Lomachenko is one of the boxers that is often talked about in the pound-for-pound debate. Joe Rogan speaks very highly of Lomachenko and...

Jul 11, 2017 4:01 pm

Floyd Mayweather: On August 26, I’m gonna knock this b*tch out!

The Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor world tour press conference kicked off at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday. Both Mayweather and McGregor were present for the first stop of the world tour with McGregor taking to the mic first. “The Notorious” fired off his shots at Mayweather during his opening speech....

Jul 11, 2017 2:28 pm

PHOTO | Sage Northcutt looking bigger and more shredded in new post

“Super” Sage Northcutt is looking like he is terrific shape ahead of his fight coming up against John Makdessi. The two are set to meet in the center of the Octagon at UFC 214, which takes place on July 29 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Ahead of his fight, Northcutt posted some photos...

Jul 11, 2017 10:33 am

BREAKING | Kevin Lee says he’s accepted TUF coaching job against Justin Gaethje

On Monday night, Ariel Helwani reported that the UFC was considering Eddie Alvarez as the next opponent for former World Series of Fighting lightweight champ Justin Gaethje, who made his UFC debut on Friday with a wild, TKO defeat of Michael Johnson. Apparently, Gaethje and Alvarez were also being seriously considered as the coaches for...

Jul 11, 2017 9:02 am

Max Holloway wants Frankie Edgar, fans want Conor McGregor rematch

Earlier this year, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped into the Octagon with Jose Aldo to fight for the undisputed featherweight championship. After weathering an early storm, Holloway managed to defeat Aldo via 3rd round TKO to cement his place as the king of the UFC’s 145 pound division. Following the fight, all signs...

Jul 11, 2017 8:33 am

MMA community reacts to Gegard Mousasi signing with Bellator

Monday afternoon, the MMA community was shocked to learn that top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi had signed with Bellator MMA after being unable to reach a deal with the UFC. Mousasi broke the news, which immediately hit social media, setting off a chain of reactions from members in the MMA community. Mousasi was of...

Jul 11, 2017 8:20 am

Valentina Shevchenko doesn’t believe Amanda Nunes’ excuses

If things had gone according to plan, Valentina Shevchenko would have battled Amanda Nunes for UFC bantamweight gold in the main event of UFC 213 last Saturday. Unfortunately, Nunes was forced out of the bout with an illness at the last minute – at least, that’s her story. Shevchenko is not so sure about Nunes’...

Jul 10, 2017 1:53 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather skating through fight camp on Sunday Funday

The mega money fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is less than two months away and the world tour press conference kicks off the first of four stops on Tuesday. However, on Sunday, the undefeated boxing great didn’t let the fight or any promotion get in the way of his family time as he...

Jul 10, 2017 1:48 pm

Did Floyd Mayweather need the Conor McGregor fight to pay off tax debt?

There is no doubt that the super fight between undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will generate a ton of money. Floyd Mayweather is expected to make upward of $100 million for his role in the boxing match while McGregor is expected to make a bit less than his undefeated...

Jul 10, 2017 12:10 pm

Report: Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor price for pay-per-view set

What are you willing to dish out to watch Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor meet in the boxing ring on August 26? According to Los Angeles Times Sports Reporter, Lance Pugmire, the prices for the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor fight have been set. Pugmire tweeted on Monday, “The @FloydMayweather @TheNotoriousMMA pay per view price...

Jul 10, 2017 11:53 am

If Justin Gaethje doesn’t get “not smart” Tony Ferguson, he has another opponent in mind

Shortly after his thrilling, back-and-forth TKO defeat of Michael Johnson, former World Series of Fighting lightweight king Justin Gaethje made a dynamite callout of top UFC lightweight Tony Ferguson. While this prospective matchup immediately had fans drooling, we know that the UFC – and Ferguson – are still keen on an interim title fight between...

Jul 10, 2017 10:43 am

BREAKING| Gegard Mousasi confirms he’s signed with Bellator, shares details of deal

Earlier this morning, reports began to swirl that former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and long-time UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi had abandoned the UFC ship and signed with Bellator MMA. I’m hearing from a reliable source that Gegard Mousasi has signed with Bellator MMA. It’s one source but I’m trying to get confirmation now. —...

Jul 10, 2017 9:15 am

New free agent Frank Mir seeking fights with Fedor Emelianenko, Brock Lesnar

Former UFC heavyweight champion and long-time heavyweight contender Frank Mir is now a free agent. After failing a USADA test – and failing to prove the failed test was not his fault – he and the UFC agreed on an amicable divorce. Now that he’s free to fight elsewhere, Mir is setting his sights on...

Jul 10, 2017 8:40 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero responds to Michael Bisping ripping up the Cuban flag

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero stepped onto the canvas with Australia’s Robert Whittaker in a bid to capture UFC interim middleweight gold. Had he won, he would have earned a fight with the undisputed middleweight champion – and his biggest rival – Michael Bisping. Regrettably for Romero and...

Jul 10, 2017 7:29 am

Report | Gegard Mousasi has found a new home

Gegard Mousasi’s impressive – if controversial – UFC 210 TKO defeat of former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman marked the final obligation on his UFC contract. With his contract completed, Mousasi then entered a renegotiation period with the UFC. Despite the fact that Mousasi holds the number-four spot in the UFC middleweight rankings, the promotion...

Jul 10, 2017 6:30 am

Michael Johnson breaks silence after action packed loss to Justin Gaethje

On Friday night, in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter season 25 finale, former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje made his UFC debut against the UFC’s fifth-ranked lightweight Michael Johnson. It was a war for the ages that saw Johnson control the early moments, and Gaethje ultimately surge back to score...

Jul 9, 2017 11:46 am

Dana White on Travis Browne: “I think that Travis should retire”

Last night, on the final fight of the UFC 213 undercard, Travis Browne attempted to correct a three-fight losing streak against the dangerous Alexey Oleinik. Though Browne had a few moments of success early on, this fight ultimately turned out disastrously for him, as he was stopped by a second-round rear-naked choke. With this outcome,...

Jul 9, 2017 10:04 am

VIDEO | Robert Whittaker and Michael Bisping exchange words in the Octagon

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Kiwi-Australian star Robert Whittaker captured a unanimous decision win from the streaking Yoel Romero, and won the UFC interim middleweight title as a result. In the moments after this impressive win, the 26-year-old interim champion was joined in the cage by the 38-year-old undisputed champ, Michael...

Jul 9, 2017 9:01 am

MMA community reacts to Robert Whittaker’s defeat of Yoel Romero

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Australia’s Robert Whittaker collided with Cuba’s Yoel Romero in an interim middleweight title fight. While Romero started strong, Whittaker stole the momentum in round three, and battered his foe to an impressive, unanimous decision win. With this result, Whittaker becomes the UFC interim middleweight champion. He is...

Jul 9, 2017 8:07 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero has terrifying reaction to Bisping ripping up Cuban flag

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero collided with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the UFC’s interim middleweight title. As this interim title battle raged, the undisputed champion – and Romero’s biggest critic – Michael Bisping watched on from cage-side. Mid-way through the fight, Bisping did his best to throw Romero...

Jul 9, 2017 7:38 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping rips up Cuban flag, throws shreds at Yoel Romero mid-fight

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero collided with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the UFC’s interim middleweight title. As this interim title battle raged, the undisputed champion – and Romero’s biggest critic – Michael Bisping watched on from cage-side. In advance of this fight, Bisping made no secret of the...

Jul 9, 2017 6:46 am

Valentina Shevchenko got a sizeable payday despite Nunes’ withdrawal

If things had gone according the original plan, Kyrgyzstan’s Valentina Shevchenko would have collided with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 213 last night. Regrettably, Nunes was forced out of this anticipated contest on the very day of battle. Though there was some brief talk of strawweight champion Joanna...

Jul 8, 2017 4:52 pm

Dana White shares an update on Amanda Nunes, discusses future plans for Shevchenko

Dana White shares an update on Amanda Nunes, discusses future plans for Shevchenko Earlier today terrible news shook the mixed martial arts world as current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was forced to pullout of her scheduled UFC 213 title fight rematch with top contender Valentina Shevchenko. Although Amanda Nunes was cleared to fight...

Jul 8, 2017 2:35 pm

NAC director Bob Bennett explains why Joanna Jedrzejczyk will not be fighting tonight

Saturday afternoon, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was hospitalized prior to her UFC 213 main event title defense against Valentina Shevchenko. Ultimately, Nunes was pulled from the card, despite UFC President Dana White revealing after the fact that Nunes was actually cleared to fight. Following the announcement of Nunes being pulled from the fight,...